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Original Solitaire

Game info: Fan solitaires type; 1 deck (52 cards); no redeal

  • Game time: Medium
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Skill level: Mostly skill
  • Chance of winning: Low; about 1 in 10; 10%

Object of the game: To move all the cards to the foundation.

Solitaire Rules

Foundation (One pile: complete this pile to win the game)

  • Build up the entire deck (52 cards) in alternating colors. For example, a 2 can be played on an Ace.

Tableau (Twelve fans of three cards each and four fans of four cards each)

  • Build down, regardless of suit. For example, a 5 can be played on a 6.

  • Ranking of cards is continuous: build King after Ace when necessary.

  • The top card of each fan is available for play to another tableau fan or to the foundation.

  • Only one card at a time can be moved.

  • Spaces can be filled only with a King.

  • There is no redeal.

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